Our client: A well-established Packaging manufacturing company in the UAE is looking for an Associate Planning Manager.
Your role: The incumbent will be building the accuracy of the sales forecast that will enable the company to meet its sales and production plan objectives. Translate sales forecast to a real-time demand plan and ensure the accuracy of the forecasted numbers by factoring historical data from sales and marketing inputs to develop a production plan. Monitor non-moving and slow-moving stocks and escalate for liquidation.
Must-haves: Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain or APICS Certification. The successful candidate should be carrying at least 6-8 years of production planning in a complex FMCG manufacturing environment. Should bring good practices of Demand Planning, Production Scheduling and Supply Planning; should be hands-on with ERP tools. Excellent communication and negotiation skills. The candidate should be an analytical, exploratory, and rational thinker.